National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCOS), the national singing organisation, has appointed Ed Milner as its new Chief Executive. He will take up the role on Monday 13 May 2019.
Ed has worked in singing education throughout his career as a singing leader, choral director and senior leader. Most recently Interim CEO of The Voices Foundation, Ed was previously Head of Music Education at Sage Gateshead, Director of Workforce Development for Sing Up and Vocal Coordinator at Northumberland Music Service.
NYCOS Artistic Director, Christopher Bell, said:
‘I am delighted that Ed Milner is the new NYCOS Chief Executive. His previous work at Sage Gateshead and most recently at the Voices Foundation puts him in a strong position to lead NYCOS through our 25th Anniversary in 2021 and beyond. We were impressed with his deep belief in the benefits of singing for all young people, and his determination to help us build on our successes to date. We have an exciting future ahead.’
Ed Milner said:
‘I’m absolutely delighted to be joining NYCOS at this exciting time in the organisation’s development. I have long been aware of NYCOS’ reputation for excellence and its commitment to children and young people’s singing, and I’m looking forward to being part of its future.’